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  • August 2018

    Specialty Rehab Class Today, 10 a.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Today, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free counseling sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

  • Multiple Sclerosis Self Help Group Today, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 12

    This support group is for people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in the past five years.

  • Trauma Survivors Support Group Today, 6:30 - 8 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Main Lobby, Conference Room 1100

    The Trauma Survivors Support Group provides an opportunity for trauma survivors and their families to connect with one another.

  • Labor Series Today, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1926

    Plan to attend 3 weeks in a row: June 5, June 12 and June 19 This course teaches about signs of preterm labor, induction, C-section, anesthesia options and stress management. Other topics include pregnancy resources, early postpartum care and transition to parenthood. A tour of Labor & Delivery is also included.

  • Delaware OPEN Grand Rounds Wednesday, Aug. 15, 7 - 11 a.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, 4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road/ Newark, DE 19718

    The abuse of opioids in the United States is a public health crisis – devastating the nation at rates that have never been seen before. Research finds that more than 70% of prescribed postoperative opioids go unused, which increases the potential for abuse, diversion and new chronic opioid use.* Preventative strategies by prescribers can make a difference. Join us for the Delaware OPEN Grand Rounds, hosted by Christiana Care Health System, on August 15, 7–11 a.m., for a dynamic educational…

  • ThinkFirst to Prevent Falls Wednesday, Aug. 15, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1303

    This FREE program was designed for adults of all ages who have sustained a fall in the past, who have a concern of falling, and adults who want to prevent falls in the future.

  • Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Wednesday, Aug. 15, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free counseling sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

  • Chair Yoga Class Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2 - 3 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute is partnering with the Cancer Support Community to bring Chair Yoga to Newark. Join us for this free class which gently strengthens and stretches the whole body, all while seated. This weekly class is available to all cancer patients, caregivers and their family members.

  • Brain Aneurysm Support Group Wednesday, Aug. 15, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1100

    The Delaware Brain Aneurysm Support Group addresses the need for lifelong support to patients and their families. Free monthly meetings encourage peer to peer support.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group – Evening Wednesday, Aug. 15, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1927

    Bring your baby and meet moms helping other moms with the guidance of a lactation consultant. We can determine the need for a private lactation consultation. This group is free to attend and no registration is needed.

  • Heart Failure Support Group Wednesday, Aug. 15, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1

    The Heart Failure Support Group meets each month to help heart failure patients, their family and friends, and health professionals gain insight and support after a chronic heart failure diagnosis. For more information, e-mail HeartFailureSupportGroup@christianacare.org.

  • Breastfeeding Class Wednesday, Aug. 15, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This class teaches the benefits of breastfeeding, how to get started, how fathers can help, latching on, positions for breastfeeding, how to tell if your baby is getting enough, troubleshooting, pumping and much more.

  • Laryngectomy Educational Group Thursday, Aug. 16, 12 - 1 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Room 2205

    Speech pathologist, Janet Sechrist, facilitates this program for people living with laryngectomies.

  • Specialty Rehab Class Thursday, Aug. 16, 2 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Early Stages Parkinson’s Disease Education Group Thursday, Aug. 16, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1100

    Those in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease can learn more about the disease and share their experiences in a supportive environment.

  • MOMs HEAL Thursday, Aug. 16, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1900

    Free support group for mothers coping with pregnancy, weight management, postpartum depression, anxiety or mood disorders.

  • Faith, Uncertainty and Cancer Thursday, Aug. 16, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Main Lobby, East Entrance

    Receive spiritual support and guidance and explore issues such as faith, meaning, purpose, uncertainty, doubt and quality of life. Facilitated by Sister Julian Wilson, MSFL, ACC and Michelle Bailiff, LCSW.

  • Infant CPR for Family & Friends Thursday, Aug. 16, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1932

    Learn basic life support, the Heimlich maneuver and infant safety tips. This is not a certifying course.

  • Mother/Baby Support Group Monday, Aug. 20, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1932

    Meet other moms and babies for an open discussion about a variety of topics, including adjusting to motherhood and caring for your baby. No registration required or cost to attend.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group – Afternoon Monday, Aug. 20, 2 - 3 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1932

    Bring your baby and meet moms helping other moms with the guidance of a lactation consultant. We can determine the need for a private lactation consultation. This group is free to attend and no registration is needed.

  • Find Your Way to Successful Weight Loss Monday, Aug. 20, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

    Wilmington Hospital, Brandywine Conference Center

    The Christiana Care Weight Management Center hosts a free monthly weight loss seminar, providing information about obesity and treatment options that best fit your own personal needs.

  • Infant CPR for Family & Friends Monday, Aug. 20, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1932

    Learn basic life support, the Heimlich maneuver and infant safety tips. This is not a certifying course.

  • Newborn Class Monday, Aug. 20, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 1926/1927

    This hands-on session teaches early infant care, including diapering, umbilical cord care and infant safety. Great for for first-time parents, adopting parents, grandparents and other family members.

  • Relaxation and Breathing Tuesday, Aug. 21, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 1932

    This enjoyable class will teach you stress-management techniques that you will be able to use throughout your life. Practice breathing through contractions and pushing.

  • Specialty Rehab Class Tuesday, Aug. 21, 10 a.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Tuesday, Aug. 21, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free counseling sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

  • Weight Loss Surgery Support Group Tuesday, Aug. 21, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Each group session includes a 30-minute lecture and a 30-minute general discussion about the changes that come with bariatric surgery. *October’s support group will be held on the fourth Tueday of the month.

  • Weight Loss Surgery Seminar Tuesday, Aug. 21, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Join us for a free, comprehensive seminar to learn if weight-loss surgery is right for you. You will have the opportunity to meet a bariatric surgeon to answer your questions

  • Labor Series Tuesday, Aug. 21, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1926

    Plan to attend 3 weeks in a row: June 5, June 12 and June 19 This course teaches about signs of preterm labor, induction, C-section, anesthesia options and stress management. Other topics include pregnancy resources, early postpartum care and transition to parenthood. A tour of Labor & Delivery is also included.

  • Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Wednesday, Aug. 22, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free counseling sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

  • Chair Yoga Class Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2 - 3 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute is partnering with the Cancer Support Community to bring Chair Yoga to Newark. Join us for this free class which gently strengthens and stretches the whole body, all while seated. This weekly class is available to all cancer patients, caregivers and their family members.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group – Evening Wednesday, Aug. 22, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1927

    Bring your baby and meet moms helping other moms with the guidance of a lactation consultant. We can determine the need for a private lactation consultation. This group is free to attend and no registration is needed.

  • Breastfeeding Class Wednesday, Aug. 22, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This class teaches the benefits of breastfeeding, how to get started, how fathers can help, latching on, positions for breastfeeding, how to tell if your baby is getting enough, troubleshooting, pumping and much more.

  • Labor & Delivery Tour Thursday, Aug. 23, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 1932

    Expecting mothers are welcome to take a free tour of Christiana Hospital’s Labor and Delivery area.

  • Specialty Rehab Class Thursday, Aug. 23, 2 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Triple Negative Breast Cancer Education and Support Group Thursday, Aug. 23, 3:30 - 5 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Room 2205

    Provides support and education for those with triple negative breast cancer; the group facilitators are Wallesca Castro-Rodriguez, PsyD and Danielle Brown, MSW.

  • MOMs HEAL Thursday, Aug. 23, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1900

    Free support group for mothers coping with pregnancy, weight management, postpartum depression, anxiety or mood disorders.

  • Weight Loss Surgery Seminar Thursday, Aug. 23, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

    Wilmington Hospital campus, Brandywine Conference Center, 8th Floor

    Join us for a free, comprehensive seminar to learn if weight-loss surgery is right for you. You will have the opportunity to meet a bariatric surgeon to answer your questions.

  • Labor Basics Thursday, Aug. 23, 6:30 - 9 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 1926/1927

    Want to mix and match our Parent Education classes to fit your needs? Start with this Labor Basics class, and then add additional classes as desired.

  • Labor & Delivery Tour Thursday, Aug. 23, 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 1932

    Expecting mothers are welcome to take a free tour of Christiana Hospital’s Labor and Delivery area.

  • BIG, LOUD & PROUD Parkinson’s Disease Education Support Group Friday, Aug. 24, 12 - 1 p.m.

    Springside Plaza, Connor Building, Suite 101

    Meet other people with Parkinson’s disease and talk about how to cope with changes in your life. Speak to health professionals about how to live well with Parkinson’s disease. Care partners of individuals with Parkinson’s disease are welcome to join.

  • Expressive Art with Georgia Jones Friday, Aug. 24, 1 - 4 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, Room 2205

    This program is open to people receiving cancer treatment as well as those who have completed cancer treatment

  • Mother/Baby Support Group Monday, Aug. 27, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1932

    Meet other moms and babies for an open discussion about a variety of topics, including adjusting to motherhood and caring for your baby. No registration required or cost to attend.

  • Caregiver Support Group Monday, Aug. 27, 1 - 2:30 p.m.

    Wilmington Hospital campus, Room 1S99A

    The Caregiver Support Group will offer caregivers of loved ones with dementias or related memory impairment the opportunity to meet with other caregivers in similar situations in a confidential environment.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group – Afternoon Monday, Aug. 27, 2 - 3 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1932

    Bring your baby and meet moms helping other moms with the guidance of a lactation consultant. We can determine the need for a private lactation consultation. This group is free to attend and no registration is needed.

  • Infant CPR for Family & Friends Monday, Aug. 27, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Room 1932

    Learn basic life support, the Heimlich maneuver and infant safety tips. This is not a certifying course.

  • Newborn Class Monday, Aug. 27, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus, Rooms 1926/1927

    This hands-on session teaches early infant care, including diapering, umbilical cord care and infant safety. Great for for first-time parents, adopting parents, grandparents and other family members.

  • Specialty Rehab Class Tuesday, Aug. 28, 10 a.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Tuesday, Aug. 28, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free counseling sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

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